Chicago Urban League & Jobcase - Stronger Together!

Chicago Urban League & Jobcase - Stronger Together!

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Meet with 100+ employers from the Chicago area and receive a free headshot to add to your online resume!
When: 10AM-2PM, June 18th 2019
Where: The UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608

Meet with top local employers that are interested in hiring now! Employers will be recruiting for many different types of roles that can accommodate many different needs. Varying shifts, solid pay, and benefits are available across different roles. Many of these great employers will be providing on-site interviews and may give job offers on the spot!

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Chicago job fair employer list!!

We are so excited to announce that the following employers will be at the
Chicago job fair tomorrow on June 18th!


160 Driving Academy
Advocate Aurora Health
American Heart Associaton
Associated Builder&Contractors IL
Away Staffing
Bank of America
Big Star Transit
BlueCross Blue Shield
Bright Star Community
Brookfield Zoo
Build Services of America
CHI 311 (City of Chicago 311 Services)

I have a degree in social work should I go here?

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Apple is Hiring Chicago!

This is a Career Job Opportunity Folks! Apple representatives will be on site next Tuesday recruiting the best of the best Chicago's workforce has to offer.

This means YOU!

Weather you're new job seeker looking for new employment opportunity, a career change candidate exploring new options, or an experienced professional in need of a better culture fit you should plan on meeting with Apple managers at this years CityWide job fest.

Apple is a…

Disalbled But Clerical In Air Force but willing to learn

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Speak up!

Instead of staying silent during a job fair or interview SPEAK UP and let your voice be heard!

By building a rapport with the employers before getting into the nitty-gritty details of the job it can give you a major competitive edge over other candidates. Plus it will feel more like a friendly conversation which can certainly help calm those nerves. You can also use this information later on when following up.

Remember, these questions are not…

Great advice Ashley!

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How do we ever get our head-shots from the photographer - I was a little skeptical to think that he/jobcase would use facial recognition to actually synchronize our head-shots with other photos out on the web! I still do not have mine.

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Let me reach out to our Job Fair cultivation team and see what they directions they can share on this. I'll get right back to you…

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Nelson Franco .... thanks for following up.....keep me posted!

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FREE Chicago job fair is COMING next Tuesday!!

Hey Chicago, are you ready?

The job fair is next Tuesday, June 18th from 10-2pm at the UIC Forum located at 725 W. Roosevelt Rd.

Find out all the info here.

NOW is the time to make those final preparations so you are confident and ready to go! Check out these tips to help you prepare for the fair as the weekend approaches!

Know the companies you are interested in and research their mission/culture TODAY. Take some time to see what…


What organizations are going to be there ?

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Did you attend the Chicago job fair?

If you attended the Chicago job fair today then this is the post for you!

Now that the fair is over, it's time to follow up.

Doing so lets the employer know you are serious, reminds them of who you are (they met a TON of people), your qualifications, and keeps the hiring process moving along.

So let’s take a look at how following up works...

Send your follow up at least 1-2 business days after the event.

Reach out to the…


Thanks for all the tips mentioned in this article! I must say you are an incredible writer, I…

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Shibriel question

Hello is it possible that if the job that we're interested in will they be hiring on the spot???? Or do we have to call and wait to check the status of our applications

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For sure it will be great if am given opportunity.

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baguma innocent It will be wonderful to see you there!

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Don't stop now, my Chicago friends!

Hi! What a treat to meet so many awesome Jobcasers last week in Chicago. Ill write more later but this is a quick reminder to be aggressive in following up on any leads from the event!
If employers said they would call you and haven't - give them a call. Suggest the following:
Hi, I really enjoyed meeting your reps at a Chicago Jobfair last week and just want to check to make sure you have my application. Then on this call or anotherGreat…

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Thank you Frederick Goff for this reminder!! Following up is SO important and there's no better time than now to do so!

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Do you have a CDL License?

Waste Management has several CDL Driver (No Experience Required) employment opportunities throughout the Greater Chicago area.

Ask Managers about the Sign On Bonus !

Waste Management is another Fortune 250 company attending the CityWide job fair next Tuesday 9June 18). WM is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America.

Check out the Driver and non Drive job openings currently available in your area.

Yes I CDL License.

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International studnet

Are there opportunities for the International new graduate student? In the areas of Engineering and Technology? Thanks!

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Hi, I presume you are wondering about visa sponsorship? if so, then I know a lot of the employers present today do in fact…

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jingyang zhou We are so glad that you enjoyed your experiences at the Chicago job fair in the past : )

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The job fair is tomorrow so....

Make sure to dress to impress!

Here are some quick tips on what to wear for the Chicago job fair tomorrow, June 18th.

-Stick to solid colors and avoid distracting patterns
-A suit with a button up shirt worn underneath
-Mid-length skirt below or at the knee, paired with a coordinated blouse
-Modest shoes
-Limited jewelry
-Neat, professional hairstyle
-Light makeup and very little perfume
-Manicured nails

-Stick to solid colors

By the way I live in Texas

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Travis Nichols Hi Travis you can always apply for jobs here on Jobcase!

Just follow these steps!

1. Click on Jobs & Companies…

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